Associate Vice President, Clean Energy
Areas of expertise: Legislative strategy, energy conservation, and renewable energy planning
John Hall brings years of environmental advocacy leadership experience to lead EDF’s clean energy efforts in Texas. Specifically, he is working to implement a comprehensive plan that will increase the use of Texas’ abundant clean energy resources, including wind, solar, energy efficiency, and demand response. Through legislative and regulatory changes, Hall aims to significantly reduce the state’s carbon emissions by 2030 and help Texas gain a global leadership position in the emerging multi-trillion dollar clean energy economy.
With more than fifteen years of public service and twenty years of consulting for various Texas cities and businesses, Hall has distinguished himself in the area of environmental and water advocacy and legislative strategy, managing projects and passing legislation covering safe water management, clean air initiatives, and energy conservation and renewable energy planning.
Hall previously served as the executive director for The Texas Environmental Research Consortium in Houston; chairman at The Texas Water Commission and The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (predecessor agencies to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality); project manager and facilitator at The Port of Houston Authority; and as deputy commissioner at the Texas General Land Office.
Masters of Public Affairs, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin (Summa Cum Laude)
Bachelors of Art, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas (Magna Cum Laude)